Woman brandishing knife steals cash, cigarettes: police
Police investigate early Thursday morning robbery on Mountain Avenue. (file image)
Published Thursday, February 7, 2013 5:41AM CST
Last Updated Thursday, February 7, 2013 6:27PM CST
Police are investigating an overnight convenience store robbery in the city’s North End.
At about 2:30 a.m. a lone female entered the store in the 700 block of Mountain Ave. brandishing a knife, police said.
She made off with an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes.
Neither of the two employees working were injured.
The suspect remains at large. Police describe her as 20 to 30 years of age, 5’4”, with a heavy build, braided long, dark hair and wearing a white jacket.
The Major Crimes Unit is investigating.
Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at 204 986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204 786-TIPS (8477).